Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles Now Active Feb 25, 2022
I’ve talked to growers from Fort Valley to South Georgia who have identified Ambrosia beetles now active. This week’s warm weather is the perfect conditions for adults to start flying. If […]
Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles Are Active Mar 9, 2021
Be on the lookout for Asian Ambrosia beetle in young pecan tree plantings. We have had reports coming in from various locations throughout the state, including Cook County, the Ft. […]
It is that time of the year again where we have to keep an eye for ambrosia beetles. This is especially true for those with young trees (<5 years old). […]
Georgia pecan growers should be monitoring for ambrosia beetle now, especially if they have planted new trees or their orchards include trees that are less than three years old. The […]
Georgia Pecans: Time to Monitor for Ambrosia Beetles Feb 12, 2020
This is just a timely reminder to be watchful for ambrosia beetles especially if you have young trees. If you have older trees (>5 yrs old) that were subjected to […]
Georgia Pecans: Time to Look for Ambrosia Beetles Jan 23, 2019
This is our first insect update for this year. It is about that time when we need to be reminded about ambrosia beetles. Why should you be concerned about these […]
Last year was a big year for ambrosia beetles. They generally attack stressed or injured trees. The pecan trees they affect are young trees, maybe 5 years and younger.
Georgia Pecans: Managing Ambrosia Beetles Jan 16, 2015
The one thing growers can do to limit losses is trap adult beetles to pinpoint when the first flight originates.